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# changes - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

French rugby set to trial revolutionary tackle law changes

World Rugby chief executive officer Brett Gosper says outcomes could be released in 12 months’ time.

# changes - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland

The Munster second row could make his Six Nations debut in Cardiff on Saturday.

# changes - Monday 11 March, 2019

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff XV

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff

Dan Leavy or Sean O’Brien could come into the mix after an injury to Josh van der Flier.

# changes - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Beirne and O'Brien remain part of Schmidt's thinking amidst 'different brief'

The Ireland head coach says this Six Nations has partly been about ‘posing a few questions to players’.

# changes - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Ringrose set for return as Schmidt recalls big guns for France

Sean O’Brien is set to miss out, while captain Rory Best makes his return in the front row.

# changes - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Scarlets and Ospreys set to merge in major Welsh rugby overhaul

The two Welsh regions are set to amalgamate, potentially for as soon as the start of next season.

# changes - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cronin gets first Six Nations start with Carty set for Ireland debut in Italy

Joe Schmidt has made four changes to his starting team for the Six Nations.

# changes - Monday 11 February, 2019

RTÉ's Soccer Republic to be halved in length for 2019 season

The League of Ireland show is getting shorter, with highlights also being incorporated into live Friday night broadcasts.

# changes - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland

Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.

# changes - Monday 4 February, 2019

FAI agree to introduction of term limits on its board members

The move has been made in accordance with the Governance Code.

# changes - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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Cork's Evening Echo is to become a morning paper and be rebranded as The Echo

The paper is a big part of the life of the city, and is part of the Examiner Group of titles along with the Irish Examiner.

# changes - Monday 7 January, 2019

Munster's Keatley ponders Italian switch as Leicester close in on Taute

Johann van Graan’s squad is likely to see some change ahead of next season.

# changes - Friday 4 January, 2019

Kearney returns to captain Leinster as Cullen rotates for visit of Ulster

The eastern province make 14 changes for Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the RDS.

# changes - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.

# changes - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA

There will be plenty of hungry players eager to make an impression this weekend in Dublin.

# changes - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Video Assistant Referees to be used in Premier League from next season

The vote was held at a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday, as clubs reached an agreement.

Fiji-born wing Cokanasiga handed England debut as Jones rings changes

Japan are the visitors to Twickenham on Saturday.

# changes - Monday 12 November, 2018

Kearney and Ringrose back in the mix as Schmidt considers changes

The Ireland head coach has some big calls to make ahead of the All Blacks clash.

# changes - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Fenton welcomes 'positive' experimental rules to 'try to improve the game as a spectacle'

The four-time All-Ireland winning midfielder is interested to see them in action.

# changes - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'I think it’s the right thing to do' - GAA plans for a two-tier All-Ireland football championship

The final of the new competition would be a curtain-raiser to the All-Ireland decider.

# changes - Friday 14 September, 2018

Munster SHC revamped for 2019 to allow break weekend for all counties

The Munster minor football championship format is also facing radical changes.

# changes - Saturday 8 September, 2018

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Changes to Irish Rail timetables kick in tomorrow

Some services will have earlier departure times and commuters are advised to check changes.

# changes - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Bray appoint former player as new manager after caretaker boss leaves club

Gary Cronin has taken charge after Graham Kelly stepped aside.

# changes - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Schmidt without injured quartet but backs O'Mahony to deliver in seven shirt

The Ireland head coach is missing Garry Ringrose, Dan Leavy, Andrew Conway and Iain Henderson.

Cronin and Conan start as Schmidt picks captain O'Mahony at openside

Joe Schmidt has made five changes to his XV, while Ross Byrne is set for his debut off the bench.

# changes - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster's fresh faces make their presence truly felt against Munster

The likes of James Lowe and Jack Conan came in to make a big impact in the win over Munster.

# changes - Friday 18 May, 2018

Leinster ring the changes but still name strong side for Munster semi-final

The provinces face off at the RDS on Saturday afternoon.

# changes - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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Parents Panel: How did your life change when a baby came along?

The sleepless nights? The social life… or lack thereof? Our panel on the ways their lives were never the same again.

# changes - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return

Isa Nacewa looks likely to shift to the wing as Henshaw comes into the midfield.

# changes - Thursday 12 April, 2018

No O'Halloran in the matchday squad but Aki back for Connacht

Kieran Keane’s side take on Glasgow Warriors on Friday evening.

# changes - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'I'd be a different footballer in Dublin to the one I'll be in Kerry that's for sure'

Former Kerry footballer Paul Galvin is returning to his native club Finuge in Kerry.

# changes - Friday 23 March, 2018

Promotion-chasing Roscommon make three changes, O'Toole handed Cork senior debut

A win on Sunday would seal the Rossies’ return to the top flight.

# changes - Monday 5 March, 2018

Furlong and Henderson to train fully as Daly and Herring join Ireland squad

Niall Scannell and Andrew Conway have both remained with Munster due to injury.

# changes - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Video Assistant Referee technology set to be used at 2018 World Cup

The final decision on the use of VAR at the World Cup will be made when the FIFA Council meets later this month.

Italian rugby's real progress is coming from Pro14 clubs Benetton and Zebre

Conor O’Shea’s national team have yet to feel the full effect but the Italian sides are making big steps.

# changes - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Champions League matches are moving to two new kick-off times from next season

Uefa has also increased direct qualification to the group stages to 26 clubs, meanwhile.

# changes - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Impossible to replace 'world class players' but Schmidt excited to test Ireland's depth

Opportunity knocks for Andrew Porter, James Ryan and Chris Farrell against Wales on Saturday.

Highly-rated Hume set for U20s debut as captain O'Brien moves to wing

Hooker Ronan Kelleher and scrum-half Jonny Stewart have returned to the starting XV.

# changes - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Porter to start for Ireland as Furlong and Henderson set to miss out

James Ryan is set to return to Ireland’s second row for the Six Nations clash with Wales.

Still no room for McKinley as Conor O'Shea names Italy team to face France

There are three changes from the side that lost to Ireland.

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